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Sevenoaks District has 11 Scout Troops in 9 Groups spread across the area.

The Scout section offeres a varied programme of activities and encourages young people to start tackling more challenging activities. It also teaches the young people to be able to look after themselves and towards the end of their time in Scouts to start leading other people.

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  • Scouting Memorial Project

    Scouting Memorial Project

    5th June 2016

    Andy King took his scouts to the unveiling of the National memorial Project in Staffordshire. Here is his report and an explanation of the project.  'Hogwarts Troops was privileged to be invited to the unveiling of the newScout memorial. This was held on the 5th June. we had tickets for 2 leaders and 6 Scouts/Explorers. This was a very moving day for myself, thinking of all the Scouting family we have lost over all of the years. the Scouts made the whole leader team very proud, being very smart and being a part of scouting history. I asked the Scouts for a few words that sum up the day, below is what i have received. I really enjoyed the memorial in Staffordshire. I learnt all about the Scouts that sadly died or were tragically killed in the Armed forces. I felt very honoured to be chosen as I had only just joined the Edenbridge group. We were so lucky because it was incredible weather. My favourite part was seeing the breath taking sandstone sculptures and the gift shop of...

  • Plender Hike

    Plender Hike

    17th October 2015

    Saturday 17thOctober saw a return of the biennial Plender Hike Competition. 9 teams entered the night hike with teams from 1st, 4th, 12th, 15thand 17thSevenoaks. The teams had to complete an arduous 8 mile course around Otford and Shoreham. On the way were a number of challenges including...

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  • Rafting at Thrifwood, a great day o/in the water

    Rafting at Thrifwood, a great day o/in the water

    27th September 2015

    29 Scouts from 1st 3rd 4th and 17th Chose the perfect day to get in to the minibus and shoot of to Thriftwood Camp site and Activity Centre for a day of rafting. They built their own rafts with the help of a diagram and tuition from the leaders Michael , Chris, Carl , Russel ,Fred,...

  • Scouts look forward to a day of RAFTING

    26th September 2015

    Sevenoaks Scouts are looking  forward to a day of RAFTING at Thrftwood Campsite in Essex. After constructing their rafts the scouts will bravely attempt to circumnavigate the lake and island. How successful will they be? Watch this space. ...

  • Morris Dancing

    Morris Dancing

    29th March 2009

    Scouts and Explorers in Sevenoaks were treated to an evening with a difference when they were recently visited by two Morris Dancing Troops. Hartley and Invicta Morris visited 3rd Sevenoaks weekly meeting to teach almost 50 people the traditional English folk dance. Dressed with bells,...

  • Scouting Geocache

    13th June 2008

    Scouts of 3rd Sevenoaks Bradbourne Scout Troop have recently been learning the educational sport of geocaching. Geocaching is a digital treasure hunt played throughout the world. People leave a 'cache', a small container for others to find. Details of the cache are placed online through a...

  • Drivethrough - Scouts provide tea and coffee in traffic jam

    Drivethrough - Scouts provide tea and coffee in traffic jam

    21st March 2008

    During chaos and confusion on some of Kent’s busiest roads on Thursday night, leaders from 3rd Sevenoaks Scout Group took hot drinks to the masses. Thursday evening’s Scout Troop meeting was a little different from normal. Following a ‘geocaching’ activity in the local area, it was clear...

  • Jiingijamborii

    Jiingijamborii

    19th August 2007

    In 2011 the World Scout Jamboree will be held in Sweden, this year they held a smaller jamboree in Rinkaby which around 20,000 people attended, they called it the Jiingijamborii. When we arrived at Jiingijamborii we found that we would be sharing our plot with two other groups from Sweden....

  • Jiingijamborii Blog - Updated daily

    Jiingijamborii Blog - Updated daily

    17th July 2007

    Sevenoaks has sent a Troop of Scouts and Leaders from across the Sevenoaks District to the Jiingijamboree in Sweden. Keep up-to-date with their experience here and find out more on the Jiingi Jamboree website - http://www.jiingijamborii.se/default.aspx?id=13&epslanguage=EN Day 10 - 23rd July After...

  • Chief Scout Gold Awards

    Chief Scout Gold Awards

    9th June 2007

    Three Sevenoaks Scouts visited the St. Georges Centre in Chatham over the weekend to receive their Chief Scout Gold award - the highest award in the Scout section. A huge acheivement! Awards were presented by County Commissioner, Kelvin Holford and UK Adviser (Scouts) Alasdair McBay. The...

  • St Georges Day Parade and Service

    29th April 2007

    Scouts, Cubs, Beavers and Explorers from around Sevenoaks gathered on Sunday 29th April to commemorate St. George’s day with their annual parade. This year’s parade was special because 2007 is the centenary of Scouting around the world. Lots of people turned up to watch the event, which...

  • TV turns to Scouts

    20th February 2007

    On Friday 10th February 2007, 120 Cubs, Scouts and Explorers including 23 Sevenoaks Scouts arrived at Youlbury Scout Activity Centre in Oxfordshire for an exciting and challenging camp with BBC’s Blue Peter. The show was being recorded as part of the Scout Associations 100 year celebrations....

  • Lights, Camera, Scouting

    Lights, Camera, Scouting

    12th February 2007

    23 Scouts and 5 leaders from 3rd Sevenoaks Bradbourne Troop visited Youlbury Scout Activity Centre in Oxford to take part in a unique television opportunity. The Troop were invited to appear in a special Scouting edition of Blue Peter as part of the Scout Associations Centenary year, joining 80...

  • Trip to Sweden planned for Swedish Jamboree

    24th July 2006

    Halstead scouts are planning a trip to the Swedish Jamboree in 2007 and are extending the invite to other troops within the district. The camp will be based at Kristianstad in Southern Sweden . Details of the jamboree are available on the web at http://www.jiingijamborii.se The camp is...

  • Help needed with Summer camp

    15th May 2006

    St. Johns scouts are looking for a leader to join them at their Summer camp at Biblins. If you are a leader and can help by attending or think it is worth running a joint camp, please get in touch. The camp dates are from 12th August. Either contact Sheila Burgin or Anthony Hitchings ...

  • Kayak training

    Kayak training

    24th April 2006

    Kayak training The first kayak training course ran at St. Michaels School on 23rd April and was attened by nine scouts from across the district. There were a few last minute requests to attend and those scouts were told they can attend the next session. Places will be limited though so...

  • ADC update

    ADC update

    24th April 2006

    ADC update ADCs from across Kent met on Saturday 22nd April. Watch this space over the coming news as I'll attempt to put some of the key points, dates and URLs on the site. There are some key points that leaders need to be aware of together with some useful tools that will help you to plan...

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